Event Details


Time: February 12, 2009 from 6pm to 10pm
Location: CANS
City/Town: Charlotte
Website or Map: http://charlotte.twestival.co…
Event Type: fundraiser
Organized By: @CLTwestival
Latest Activity: Feb 4, 2009

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Event Description

Fund raiser for http://www.charitywater.org/

Full details and tickets @ http://charlotte.twestival.com/

The mission of Twestival.

Right now 1.1 billion people on the planet don't have access to safe, clean drinking water. That's one in six of us. Many communities in developing nations often have a plentiful supply of clean drinking water just below the ground, but no way to get to it. This is where charity: water and their partner organizations come in. Drilling a well can cost from $4,000 - $12,000 USD and many living on less than $1 a day cannot afford one in their community, even if the money is combined.

On 12 February 2009, 100+ international cities will be hosting a Twestival to bring Twitter communities together in an effort to raise money for charity: water. Twestival is organized 100% by volunteers around the world and 100% of the money raised from these events will go directly to support charity: water projects. By rallying together globally, under short timescales, for a single aim on the same day, the Twestival hopes to bring awareness to this global crisis.

Please support the Twestival efforts for charity: water by making a donation, attending an event or participating in one of our many online fundraising activities.

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